Research Highlights

Phones and Social Media Play Significant Role in Girls’ Juvenile Justice Experiences, Says Graduating Doctoral Student’s Research

Phones and Social Media Play Significant Role in Girls’ Juvenile Justice Experiences, Says Graduating Doctoral Student’s Research

Graduating Ph.D. student Michelle Lyttle Storrod dedicates herself to understanding how social media are used as technological means of control and thus catalysts for physical and sexual violence.

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Migrant Detention and Deportation in New Jersey Presented Unique Challenges to Curb Spread of COVID-19, Says Rutgers–Camden Researcher

Migrant Detention and Deportation in New Jersey Presented Unique Challenges to Curb Spread of COVID-19, Says Rutgers–Camden Researcher

Migrant detention and deportation in New Jersey presented unique challenges that undermined attempts at curbing the spread of the COVID-19 virus in the early days of the pandemic, according to new Rutgers University–Camden research.

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Police Officers Hold More Racialized Views, More Likely to Support Physical Force, Says New Research

Police Officers Hold More Racialized Views, More Likely to Support Physical Force, Says New Research

Police officers hold more racialized views, believe that they should receive increased funding, and believe that they have the right to use physical force against citizens – drawing important contrasts with the general public on these issues – according to new Rutgers University–Camden research.

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Youth of Color More Likely To Report Emotional Distress During Witnessed Police Stops, Says New Study

Youth of Color More Likely To Report Emotional Distress During Witnessed Police Stops, Says New Study

Even witnessing police stops is more likely to cause emotional distress for youth of color than for their white counterparts, according to new research.

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Additional Student Loan Debt Cancellations Needed, Says Sociologist

Additional Student Loan Debt Cancellations Needed, Says Sociologist

Rutgers–Camden researcher Joan Maya Mazelis cautions that President Biden’s recent actions on student loan forgiveness is only 0.1% of the $1.7 trillion of outstanding student loan debt.

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